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29 min ago | PolitiFact

Rand Paul: 'Income inequality is worse in towns run by Democrat...

"I think inequality can be a problem, and interestingly seems to be getting a little bit worse under this administration," Paul said. "Income inequality is worse in towns run by Democrat mayors than in towns run by Republican mayors."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Arlington, TX

4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Renewed Push To Kill New Jersey Estate Tax

I'm an associate editor at Forbes, reporting on personal finance from my outpost in a Modernist house in New Canaan, Conn. I have a law degree, and I write about how to build, manage and enjoy your family's wealth.

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Related Topix: Forbes, Publishing, Media, Canaan, CT, New Canaan, CT, Personal Finance, Estate Planning, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Chris Christie, US Governors

8 hrs ago | The Day

Congress likely to pass plan to arm and train Syrian rebels

French President Francois Hollande, left, looks on as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during the International Conference for Peace and Security in Iraq on Monday at the Quai d'Orsay in Paris. President Fuad Masum of Iraq urged world powers Monday to take the fight against the Sunni militants who have occupied much of his country to neighboring Syria.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

12 hrs ago | The Brad Blog

Republican Senior Federal Judge, Domestic Abuse Experts Call for...

Republican voter suppression laws getting huge boosts from GOP-appointed federal judges in NC, where 100s recently disenfranchised, and now in WI, in advance of critical mid-terms... The media and the U.S. Government have decided to give the latest barbaric idiots to rise up in the Middle East all the publicity they crave, despite the 'exaggerated' threat posed to the U.S., or even in the region.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Global Warming, Alabama, Country, Boat Disaster

Mon Sep 15, 2014

News Max

Polls: Brown, Shaheen in Dead Heat in NH Senate Race

Seemingly overnight, the New Hampshire Senate race has turned into a dead heat. Republican Scott Brown's come-from-behind performance, which has him tied 48-48 percent among likely voters in a new CNN/Opinion Research Center poll with incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, puts the New Hampshire Senate seat up for grabs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Republican, Scott Brown, Barack Obama, Kentucky

Post and Courier

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to visit Charleston on Tuesday

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a potential GOP candidate for president in 2016, will make his first visit of the election season to South Carolina on Tuesday, stopping in Charleston for a tour that includes joint appearances with Gov. Nikki Haley. The pair will be at Moe's Southwest Grill, 381 King St. at 3:45 p.m., for what is being billed as a retail stop and media availability.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Charleston, SC, Nikki Haley, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Government Executive

Rand Paul Doesn't Really Want To Repeal Every Executive Order Ever

For a brief moment Friday, many were under the impression that Republican Sen. Rand Paul would want to repeal all executive orders as president, probably because he said that he would repeal all executive orders if he was president. But as a Paul aide told The Huffington Post , the senator didn't mean to be taken at his word.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

KMBC-TV

Paul, Clinton top NH presidential poll

Libertarian-leaning Sen. Rand Paul is the most popular Republican among the crowded list of potential presidential candidates in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN/ORC poll out Monday. The same poll finds that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a commanding lead among potential Democratic candidates in the Granite State.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton, Florida, Florida Government

The Washington Post

QUIZ: How well do you know Rand Paula s policies?

Sen. Rand Paul has shifted on a number of important issues in recent years. Sen. Rand Paul came to Washington in 2011 with a reputation as a libertarian purist who put his principles above practicality.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance

The Hill

Rand Paul: 'Mistake to arm' Syrian rebels

Sen. Rand Paul said Monday it is "a mistake to arm" vetted Syrian rebels to counter the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria . "It's a mistake to arm them.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

WHAS11

Senate challenger eyeing 2015 governor's race

A bruising primary challenge to Sen. Mitch McConnell left Matt Bevin with two things: A loss at the ballot box and $5 million worth of name recognition. Now the Louisville businessman is hoping to cash in some of that political legwork in another high profile race: Kentucky governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Louisville, KY, Fancy Farm, KY, Shepherdsville, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Bainbridge Island

The Dumb Debate: Big vs. Small | Tina Dupuy

One of the dumbest points of contention in modern politics is the Big Government vs. Small Government one. It's a fake debate, only meaningful to the privileged: investors, business executives and their cronies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, US Senate, Opinion

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Felons getting closer to voting in Ky.

Felons getting closer to voting in Ky. Felons getting closer to voting in Ky. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1s2MJrm Tayna Fogle and Michael Hiser, both convicted felons, want to be able to vote again.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Washington Post

Shifting his views, Rand Paul seeks broader appeal - but may risk his outsider image

From aid for Israel to abortion to Medicare, Sen. Rand Paul has been shading, changing or dropping some of the positions he espoused as a tea-party-backed candidate and as a new senator. Sen. Rand Paul wanted to eliminate aid to Israel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Abortion, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Wedding

Outside the Beltway

Mike Huckabee Leads In Iowa, And That Shows What's Wrong With The Iowa Caucuses

Polling Presidential races more than two years before Election Day is, as I've noted several times in the past, usually not nearly as important as the media organizations that publicize the polls make them out to be. Nobody has actually entered the Presidential race on either side of the ticket, many of the potential candidates are people that, notwithstanding their constant appearances on cable news networks, are largely unknown to voters on the ground, and there's been virtually no real campaigning of any kind.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, US Senate, Republican, Florida, Florida Government, Chris Christie, US Governors

WDRB-TV Louisville

SHRIBMAN | New GOP Hope: Mitt Romney

By David M. Shribman WDRB Contributor from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Richard Nixon lost the presidency in 1960, was pilloried in his own party for losing to so inexperienced an opponent as John F. Kennedy and eight years later was elected to the White House. Ronald Reagan tried twice, in 1968 and 1976, and didn't win the Republican nomination until 1980, when he was elected president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Republican, Ronald Reagan, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas

NH Insider

Brown For Us Senate - Rand Paul Endorses Scott Brown at Gop Unity Rally

Today, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul endorsed Scott Brown at the University of New Hampshire among students and local supporters. On the heels of Tuesday's Republican primary, Paul underscored Brown's independent streak and proven record as a problem solver.

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Breitbart.com

Brooks: 'Reluctant Warrior' Obama 'Not Going To Be Carried Away By His Own Righteousness'

On Friday's broadcast of PBS's "NewsHour," New York Times columnist David Brooks echoed his sentiments of President Barack Obama from his column published earlier in the day in which he referred to Obama as a "reluctant" warrior. BROOKS: I think in the House and the Senate, we're probably not going to get a big debate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Jack Kelly: Liberals lose the high moral ground

Rand Paul, who will likely run for president as a stay-at-home Republican, went to Guatemala recently and performed eye surgeries as a means of displaying his foreign-policy bona fides," wrote New Yorker editor and Barack Obama hagiographer David Remnick. "Was Bashar al-Assad, Syria's ophthalmologist-in-chief, impressed?" Since the mid 1990s - long before his election to the Senate in 2010 - Sen. Paul has been going to Guatemala to provide free surgical care to poor people in desperate need of it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, US Governors, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Opinion

St. Petersburg Times

David Straz has yet to take stage for Charlie Crist campaign

Back in April, the Charlie Crist campaign summoned Tampa Bay area reporters to the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts to hear "important news" from Crist. Reporters and local dignitaries and Democratic activists turned out, and eventually Crist strolled up accompanied by David Straz , the investor and philanthropist, who endorsed Crist and vowed to "support him in a big way."

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US Politics, Representative David Rivera, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland

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